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Authors you want to love, but can’t

I’ve been reading more Dion Fortune as part of my research. She’s an intriguing author. I want to like her work, I really do. But I can’t. There’s not a whole lot of magical fiction, and she writes it pretty … Continue reading

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Homophones for Pagans: Updated

In the spirit of the back-to-school season, here’s seven (updated: eight) words Pagans often struggle with. I seriously considered calling this The Dacne of the Sneasos: [Tiffany looked at the title below the illustration.] “‘The Dacne of the Sneasos’?” she … Continue reading

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Punxsutawney Phil called Persephone

Punxsutawney Phil called Persephone and said “All clear here, spring is coming, but don’t let me rush you. In this our present age of lesser gods and greater mortals we think we’ve got this handled.” But that afternoon the sun … Continue reading

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Planting Time: A Poem for Brigid Poetry Festival 2011

In the belly of the Mother, deep within the earth, seeds are being planted while the ewes give birth. Drinking the new milk, suddenly I know the spark of an idea: the fire in the belly grows. This poem was … Continue reading

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Stories of Brigid

This evening I participated in Sacred Circle‘s open ritual for Imbolc by telling the following stories of Brigid. Sit down, sit down, make yourselves comfortable; you should be comfortable to listen to the stories of Brigid, because Brigid always wanted … Continue reading

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Creative Commons and the Pagan Community

I’d like to encourage the Pagan and Wiccan communities to start using the Creative Commons licenses on a regular basis. Two recent events inspired this. I was in touch with a Pagan on another blog, and she was kind enough … Continue reading

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A conversation with the spirit of TRI

The beech leaves have fallen in thick crunchy drifts. I see how the forest ages into winter from the edges in. I’m trying to see it all my head on a swivel when I realize I can relax put myself … Continue reading

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Journaling, meditation, and social networking

In my practice, journaling and meditation have become linked, in a sort of dynamic tension and feedback. Every morning (okay, not every morning, but most mornings) I journal, and then I meditate. Journaling functions as a prerequisite to meditation because … Continue reading

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Hangul day!

According to Patricia Telesco’s 365 Goddess, today is the day that Korea celebrates the creation of its own unique alphabet. This alphabet really is a beautifully elegant system; each symbol stands for a separate syllable, and is a combination of … Continue reading

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